They Are Us: Lutherans and Immigration

by Stephen Bouman, Ralston Deffenbaugh. Augsburg Fortress , 2020.


This resource offers a Lutheran perspective on immigration, tracing its roots in the Bible and forming a cultural context around the topic before asking provoking reflection questions.


immigration in the Bible, theological and cultural concerns, discussion and reflection questions

Recommended Audience

clergy, lay leaders, and congregant


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Using this book as a guide, discuss current events involving immigration through a Lutheran perspective.
  • Gain a better understanding of the contemporary issues surrounding immigration by examining theological and cultural concerns.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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